Project Planning and Design (Elective)

Project Planning and Design (elective)

Breaking Barriers: The Life and Legacy of Eileen Gray

Program Description: Join the She Builds Podcast as they delve into the life and work of Kathleen Eileen Gray, a pioneering architect, designer, and artist, whose contributions to architecture and design have been largely overlooked. Eileen Gray was born in Ireland and went on to become one of the first women admitted to the Slade School of Arts in London. She later became interested in architecture and created an informal internship for herself, reading books, taking drafting lessons, and visiting construction sites. Through the episode, listeners will learn about Eileen Gray’s groundbreaking designs, her struggles as a woman in a male-dominated industry, and her contributions to the modernist movement. From her iconic E-1027 house to her innovative furniture and textile designs, Eileen Gray’s work continues to inspire architects, designers, and artists around the world. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the history of architecture and design, and for those looking to learn from the trailblazing career of Eileen Gray. Learning Objectives: Identify Eileen Gray’s significant contributions to architecture and design, including her pioneering designs, innovative furniture, and textile designs. Analyze the challenges that Eileen Gray faced as a woman in a male-dominated industry, and evaluate her contributions to the modernist movement. Compare and contrast Eileen Gray’s design philosophy and principles with those of other architects and designers of her time, and assess the impact of her work on the field of architecture and design. Evaluate the enduring influence of Eileen Gray’s work on contemporary architects, designers, and artists, and analyze the relevance of her design principles and philosophy in today’s context. AIA CES Program ID #: GMG.0010 Approved Type: Elective Approved Credit Hrs: 0.25 LU Program Length: 27:42 Minutes Program Level: Entry Category: Project Planning & Design

The Timeless Legacy of Ray Eames: How She Redefined Design and Inspired Generations

Program Description: Join the She Builds Podcast as they uncover the fascinating life and groundbreaking work of Ray Eames, a pioneering designer who, alongside her husband Charles, transformed the world of design and architecture. Throughout the episode, the hosts delve into Ray’s innovative use of materials, her dedication to creating accessible and mass-produced designs, and her enduring impact on the world of furniture design. From her early years in California to her time at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and her influential collaborations with Eero Saarinen and Herman Miller, listeners will learn about Ray’s journey to become one of the most celebrated designers of the 20th century. Don’t miss this episode to hear the untold story of a woman whose legacy continues to inspire designers today. Learning Objectives: Analyze Ray Eames’ innovative use of materials in furniture design, including her contributions to the development of mass-produced furniture and the importance of accessibility in design. Evaluate Ray Eames’ impact on the world of furniture design, from her collaborations with influential designers like Eero Saarinen and Herman Miller to her enduring legacy in the industry today. Describe Ray Eames’ journey to become one of the most celebrated designers of the 20th century, including her early years in California and her time at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Evaluate the significance of Ray Eames’ life and work as a female pioneer in the field of design and architecture, including the challenges she faced and the lasting impact of her contributions to the industry. AIA CES Program ID #: GMG.0015 Approved Type: Elective Approved Credit Hrs: 0.5 LU Program Length: 32:32 Minutes Program Level: Entry Category: Project Planning & Design

Unleashing the Power of Residential Construction Estimating

Program Description: In this episode of the EntreArchitect Podcast, host Mark R. LePage speaks with Chris Previte, a Licensed Construction Supervisor and Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with over two decades of experience in the residential remodeling industry. Chris shares how his company Success Techniques, Inc., provides services such as feasibility studies, estimating, planning, and contract writing to architects and builders looking to streamline their businesses. Throughout the episode, listeners will learn the importance of residential construction estimating and how homeowners can make informed decisions by assessing a property’s total value, including potential additions and remodeling projects. With over 400 successful projects launched under his supervision, Chris’s insights and experience are invaluable to architects looking to grow and scale their businesses. Learning Objectives: Summarize the services provided by Success Techniques, Inc., including feasibility studies, estimating, planning, and contract writing, for architects and builders looking to streamline their businesses. Explain the importance of residential construction estimating, including assessing a property’s total value and potential additions and remodeling projects, and how it can help homeowners make informed decisions. Describe how Chris Previte’s experience in the residential remodeling industry, with over two decades of experience and over 400 successful projects launched under his supervision, can provide valuable insights for architects looking to grow and scale their businesses. Identify strategies that architects and builders can use to streamline their businesses, such as outsourcing services to companies like Success Techniques, Inc., and leveraging the expertise of experienced professionals like Chris Previte. AIA CES Program ID #: GMG.0009 Approved Type: Elective Approved Credit Hrs: 1.0 LU Program Length: 49:36 Minutes Program Level: Entry Category: Project Planning & Design

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